Minnesotans will be hitting the polls Tuesday to help narrow the field of local and state candidates before November's general election.
That's right. Tuesday, Aug. 14 is Minnesota Primary Day.
And among the names on the ballot will be those vying for Congressman Keith Ellison's (D-MN) U.S. House of Representatives seat.
fellow DFLers Gary Boisclair and Gregg Iverson, while Chris Fields is the lone Republican candidate. There are no Independence Party candidates.
Voters will be asked to select one candidate in total from either the DFL or Republican parties. The candidate with the most votes within his party will move on to the general election ballot in November.
Patch sent out a questionnaire to each candidate and compiled profiles for those who responded. *Iverson had not submitted a response to the questionnaire at the time of this article; Ellison submitted his response shortly after publication.
Stay tuned for more Patch coverage of Tuesday's primaries.
Not sure where to vote? Go to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Polling Place Finder page.